Memento Review by Daghan Dalgic


Memento is about a man who is suffering from short-term memory loss and a mental disease where he forgets what just happened after several minutes. Leonard, played by Guy Pearce, uses tattoos, notes and pictures to find the man who murdered and raped his wife while trying to put his life back together. This movie also features the lovely Carrie Anne-Moss and Joe Pantoliano who I think is one of the most underrated actors.

The director, Christopher Nolan, proves his brilliance with the unique way the story is told. The movie is told backwards, slowly revealing information about the characters and life as they know it. The movie is very noir style and, the character development and complexity is phenomenal.

Overall, this movie is one of the best thrillers I have ever seen and it will get under your skin. I watched it all on the edge of my seat. I